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Pop-Pop Steamboat

When you picture a steam engine, you likely imagine a giant cast-iron contraption festooned with knobs, valves, gauges, linkages, and wheels. This steam-powered toy boat has no moving parts and needs only a flame and the surrounding water to zip around and make its distinctively happy sound. My interest in... Read more »

MonoBox Powered Speaker

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MonoBox is a small, inexpensive powered speaker that amplifies the output of your headphone music player. It’s little but it’s loud! All the circuit parts are available from RadioShack. The speaker and cabinet are left to your preference. You’ll learn how to assemble and solder an audio power amplifier using... Read more »

EZ-EL Wire/LED Light Wheelchair

This guide will teach you how to deck out your very own wheelchair with EZ-EL Wire! For more cool ideas check out https://ez-el.com/tutorials! The EZ-EL Wire Kit you will need for this project can be purchased at http://www.ez-el.com/catalog/products. Enter coupon code MAKEwheelchair at checkout for a discount! Read more »

Make: Compressed Air Rockets Kit

Building this rocket launcher is a breeze, and folks are always amazed at how it shoots reusable paper rockets 200–300 feet high. The launcher is made from PVC pipe. You pressurize its chamber to 75psi with about 18 strokes of a bicycle pump, then release all the pressure in a... Read more »